Interventional Neuroradiologist (INR)

Dr Bell is an Australian-trained Interventional Neuroradiologist (INR). He specialises in the diagnosis and endovascular treatment of arterial and venous diseases in the brain, head, neck and spine.

He holds consultant positions at the Royal Hobart Hospital and Calvary Hospital in Lenah Valley.


About Dr Bell

Dr Hayden Bell is an Australian trained Interventional Neuroradiologist (INR) – also called a Neurointerventionalist or Neuroendovascular specialist.

Dr Bell grew up in Hobart and completed his medical degree at the University of Tasmania.

Following completion of specialty radiology training in South Australia and the Northern Territory, he joined the neurosurgical departments at Westmead and Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney and underwent a further two-year neuro-endovascular fellowship. Here he gained experience in all aspects of neurovascular intervention. 

He currently holds a consultant position at the Royal Hobart Hospital and Calvary Hospital in Lenah Valley, and practices from the offices of Neurosurgery Tasmania also in Lenah Valey. 

Patient safety and honest communication are core principles that guide his everyday practice.

What is INR?

Interventional Neuroradiology (INR) is the term used in Australia and New Zealand to describe medical sub-specialists who use image-based minimally invasive techniques to diagnose and treat diseases related to arteries and veins of the brain, spine, head and neck. 

As recognition of fellowship training in interventional neuroradiology, Dr Bell’s name is included on the register of INR practitioners who have satisfied the requirements of The Conjoint Committee for Recognition of Training in Interventional Neuroradiology (CCINR) for inclusion on the register of physicians appropriately trained to practice INR procedures in Australia and New Zealand.